PRESS STATEMENT FROM COLUMBIA PICTURES:
Columbia Pictures has just released new cast images from its highly anticipated Ghostbusters reboot, giving fans their first look of Chris Hemsworth in-character as the Ghostbusters' secretary. This was quickly followed by the rollout of new photos of the main cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.
Thirty years after the original film took the world by storm, Ghostbusters is back and fully rebooted for a new generation. Director Paul Feig combines all the paranormal fighting elements that made the original franchise so beloved with a cast of new characters, played by the funniest actors working today. Get ready to watch them save the world this summer.
Kristen Wiig plays Erin Gilbert, a particle physicist, academic firebrand, spectral warrior; Kate McKinnon is Jillian Holtzmann, a nuclear engineer, munitions expert, and proton wrangler; Melissa McCarthy is Abby Yates, a paranormal researcher, supernatural scientist, and entity trapper; and Leslie Jones is Patty Tolan, a ghost tracker, municipal historian, and metaphysical commando.
Ghostbusters also stars Charles Dance, Michael Kenneth Williams and Chris Hemsworth.
The film is written by Paul Feig & Katie Dippold, based on the film Ghostbusters written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis and Directed by Ivan Reitman.
Opening across the Philippines on July 2016, Ghostbusters is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International.
Kate McKinnon (left) and Leslie Jones
Female leads of Ghostbusters 2016 reboot to be joined by Chris Hemsworth
February 8, 2016